Tree trimmer dies after falling into wood chipper, sheriff’s office says
Published: Nov. 29, 2022 at 7:16 AM CST
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WFIE/Gray News) – A tree trimmer died after an equipment accident in a Kentucky residential neighborhood Monday.
Deputies with the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office were called to respond to reports of a traumatic injury at a home.
They said a tree trimming contractor was doing work when an employee became tangled and partially fell into a wood chipper.
The man was pronounced dead by the Daviess County Coroner, WFIE reports. According to a press release, he was identified as 46-year-old Joseph “Joey” Manire of Crofton, Ky.
The investigation is ongoing, but no foul play is suspected.
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